ERS File Type

- The quick facts

What are ERS files and how to open them

Are you having problems opening an ERS file or just wondering what they contain? We explain what these files are used for and show you software that we know can open or otherwise handle your files.

What is an ERS file?

ERS files have multiple uses, and Earth Resource Mapping Raster is one of them.

Earth Resource Mapping Raster

These ERS files contain the images and metadata used in ER Mapper Raster, a Earth resource mapping software. The ERS files are used by the oil, gas, and mineral industries to exploit satellite and aerial images of resource locations.

How to open ERS files

Important: Different programs may use files with the ERS file extension for different purposes, so unless you are sure which format your ERS file is, you may need to try a few different programs.

While we have not verified the apps ourselves yet, our users have suggested 5 different ERS openers which you will find listed below.

Last updated: March 25, 2021

More file formats using the ERS extension

Through our research of ERS files, we know that the following formats exist. However, we have not yet analyzed them in detail, and we would love to hear from you if you have information about either of them.

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Various apps that use files with this extension

These apps are known to open certain types of ERS files. Remember, different programs may use ERS files for different purposes, so you may need to try out a few of them to be able to open your specific file.

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